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    Treetop Quest to Open July 1 at Explore Park with Ribbon Cutting

    Roanoke County is pleased to announce the opening of a new aerial adventure course at Explore Park with a ribbon cutting on Monday, July 1 at 1:00 P.M. This new attraction includes 55 obstacles over four skill levels, and zip-lines up to 160 feet... Read on...
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    Group Training Club Registration Ends This Week at Green Ridge

    Maximize your workouts with the help of a certified personal trainer, and achieve your fitness goals in a small group at Green Ridge Recreation Center. Choose from several twice-weekly time slots and we'll help you get motivated... Read on...
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    Baseball & Softball Camps - Spaces Still Available

    Spring ball may be over, but the fun and practice can continue for ages 7-12 during our half-day camp programs. Spaces are still available in boys baseball programs June 24-27 at Starkey Park or girls softball July 8-11 at Darrell Shell Park... Read on...
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    National Park Service Stargazing - Friday, July 5 at Explore Park

    Blue Ridge Parkway overlooks near Explore Park are some of the best places in our region to observe the night sky! Astronomy enthusiast Michael Overacker will join our National Park Service ranger for an interactive star watching experience. Our next... Read on...
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    11th Annual Touch-a-Truck Returns to Green Hill on July 27

    Bring the family out to interact with over 200 cool vehicles at one of the nation's largest Touch-a-Truck events! Climb inside fire trucks, ambulances, race cars, motorcycles and more. Enjoy activities like fireman's foam, crafts, a climbing wall... Read on...
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    Guitar for Absolute Beginners - Thursday, July 11

    This class is an introduction to guitar for all types of music. You will learn to tune your instrument, read tablature, strum chords, and perform easy riffs and melodies... Read on...
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    Beginner Kayaking on the James River - Saturday, July 13

    Enjoy 5 miles of guided river kayaking and qualified paddling instruction on the scenic James River! This beginner friendly half-day trip will take paddlers from Arcadia to Alpine alongside the George Washington & Jefferson National Forest... Read on...
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    Kids Pottery at Brambleton - Sunday, June 30

    Let your child experience the excitement of working in clay as Professional Potter, Rebecca McKeever, brings out their creative side... Read on...
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    Nutrition Planning - Saturday, June 29

    "What do I eat?" "When do I eat?" Have you ever asked yourself these questions? Join us for this Nutrition 101 informational session where you will learn things such as eating right for your goals... Read on...
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    Intro to Indoor Cycling - Wednesday, Jun. 26 at Brambleton

    When you think of indoor cycling, do you think, “They go too fast,” “I can’t keep up,” “Cycling is uncomfortable,” or “It’s too intense for me?” If so, try our introduction to cycling class, where you cycle at your own pace... Read on...
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    Free Guided Hikes - Every Saturday at Explore Park

    Get a guided tour of the great outdoors with a National Park Service ranger. Every Saturday at 9am come out to Explore Park for a different hike each week. Most programs are geared towards families with young children. Read on...
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    Disc Golf 101 - Learn to Play with Roanoke Disc Golf Club

    Mayflower Hills is currently ranked as one of the top Disc Golf courses in Virginia! See why as you learn the game and play a round with the experts from Roanoke Dis Golf Club on three dates in June... Read on...
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    Green Ridge Offers 10% Off 6-Month Memberships in June

    Save 10% off a prepaid 6-month membership to Green Ridge Recreation Center when you sign up in the month of June! This offer replies both new and current members looking to upgrade their plan... Read on...
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    New Saturday Night Campfire & Craft at Explore Park

    Whether you're camping at Explore Park, or just want to get away from it all, we invite you to warm up by the fire every Saturday evening throughout the summer - every week from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM weather permitting at campfire circle... Read on...
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    Green Ridge Outdoor Tactical Locker Expands Hourse for Guests

    Get outside and get results! Now Green Ridge Recreation Center members and day pass holders can use our exclusive outdoor functional training system with regular admission. The TRX Tactical locker is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30am to 8am and... Read on...
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    New Tubing Rental and Shuttle Service at Explore Park on Weekends

    New this summer, Blue Mountain Adventures will offer inflatable tube or kayak rentals at Explore Park, allowing participants to enjoy a one-mile float through the Roanoke River Gorge. Rentals depart on Saturdays and Sundays between 10:00 AM and 3:30 PM... Read on...
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    Group Training Club at Green Ridge Offers Challenging Workouts & Personal Training

    Challenge yourself to 12-weeks of small group workouts with the help of a personal trainer. Formerly known as "Lose Big," this new class helps you achieve your fitness goals through group encouragement and proper planning. Sessions begin July 1... Read on...
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    Treetop Quest Now Booking for July 1 Launch

    Explore your wild side! The new Treetop Quest aerial adventure course at Explore Park is now accepting online reservations for the 2019 season. Beginning July 1 you'll be able to zip through the forest, traversing cargo nets, tightropes and obstacles... Read on...
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    Stand Up Paddleboarding Classes - Choose from 6 Dates at Carvin's Cove

    Get a hands-on lesson from the pros at Roanoke Mountain Adventures while practicing and honing your paddling skills on a stand up paddleboard. It will be your new favorite activity on the water... Read on...
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    Disc Golf 101 - Learn to Play with Roanoke Disc Golf Club

    Mayflower Hills Disc Golf Course at Explore Park is one of the top ranked facilities in the state! Learn to play with the experts from the Roanoke Disc Golf Club on three dates in June. We'll show you the techniques to get started... Read on...
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    Roanoke County Park Improvement Grants Now Available - Due June 28

    Roanoke County's Capital Improvement Incentive Fund has helped turn $1.26 million into $3.7 million in park improvements since 1994. Applications are now being accepted through June 28 for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. New this year, a maximum of $10,000... Read on...
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    Splash Valley Morning Swim Club - Now Booking Tuesday & Friday Mornings

    Is your day care, summer camp or church program looking for a special activity for the kids? New this year, Splash Valley has expanded to TWO morning swim club days! Join us starting at 9am on Tuesdays or Fridays & stay in the park as long as... Read on...
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    National Park Service Offers Two Free Programs Every Saturday at Explore Park

    From May through August, a National Park Service ranger will provide two free family events per day at Explore Park! Each week join us for a hike at 9:00 AM and an afternoon activity at 2:30 PM. The afternoon event will alternate between a ranger chat... Read on...
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    Save $5 Off Summer Camp Enrollment with Health Form Completion

    New in 2019, get a coupon code for $5 off each summer camp enrollment from Roanoke County Parks by completing your child's health form first! Simply complete the health form online and you'll receive a discount code applicable towards any camp... Read on...
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    Treetop Quest Aerial Adventure Course to Open at Explore Park in July

    A new attraction is coming to Explore Park this July, consisting of an aerial adventure course and ziplines. This week the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors approved a construction and licensing agreement with Treetop Quest LLC... Read on...
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    Twin Creeks Brewing Company Announces Plans to Expand to Explore Park

    Roanoke County's first craft brewery has announced plans to expand to a second location inside historic Brugh Tavern. Upon execution of a lease agreement with Roanoke County's Board of Supervisors in late April, the company plans to open this fall... Read on...
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    After School Programs Now Enrolling at 13 County Sites

    Need after school care for your elementary school age child? Roanoke County's After School for Kids is now enrolling for the 2019-2020 school year. This program is available on-site at 13 schools, including 5 day care each week during the school year... Read on...
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    Roanoke County Receives 2019 Governor's Environmental Excellence Award

    Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism was presented with a 2019 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award at the 30th annual Virginia Environmental Symposium for Jae Valley Park. A silver medal was given for Virginia Outdoors Plan Implementation... Read on...
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    Adult Softball Teams Now Forming through USA Softball

    Roanoke County is pleased to announce USA Softball (formerly ASA) has partnered with with us to offer a Men's Open and Church league later this Spring at the Arnold R. Burton complex. Leagues will no longer be administered through our rec office... Read on...
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    Escape to Your Adventure! Youth Camps Now Enrolling for Summer 2019

    Roanoke County is excited to offer the region's largest lineup of youth summer camp options. Choose from over 200 weeks of programs for ages 3-17. This year's thee is Escape to Adventure, with many new full, half day and overnight programs available... Read on...
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